The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Citrix products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Citrix over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Citrix Systems.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix
Rank 71 78 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -23
Permanent jobs citing Citrix 256 217 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.46% 3.18% 4.55%
As % of the Vendors category 7.67% 6.98% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 211 179 294
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £52,500 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Citrix
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3338 3110 3732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.18% 45.55% 50.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2647 2635 3196
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Citrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Citrix Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Citrix
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region.

Citrix Salary Trend in the North West

Citrix
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Citrix across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Citrix Salary Histogram in the North West

Citrix
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Citrix within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 152 £33,750 -10.00% 26
Cheshire -8 66 £34,500 +25.45% 10
Merseyside +1 20 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Cumbria +9 9 £62,500 +165.95%
Lancashire -15 7 £35,000 +22.80% 6
Citrix
England

Citrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix.

1 387 (75.00%) VMware
2 368 (71.32%) Windows
3 272 (52.71%) Microsoft
4 248 (48.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 197 (38.18%) Active Directory
6 174 (33.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 169 (32.75%) Hyper-V
8 165 (31.98%) XenApp
9 149 (28.88%) ITIL
10 148 (28.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 147 (28.49%) MS Exchange
12 142 (27.52%) Cisco
13 135 (26.16%) MS Excel
14 129 (25.00%) SAN
15 127 (24.61%) XenDesktop
16 125 (24.22%) Windows Server 2003
17 123 (23.84%) Citrix Certification
18 108 (20.93%) SQL
19 98 (18.99%) MCSE
20 96 (18.60%) CCA
21 84 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
21 84 (16.28%) MCITP
22 80 (15.50%) NetApp
22 80 (15.50%) Windows 7
23 77 (14.92%) WAN
24 75 (14.53%) IIS
24 75 (14.53%) Cisco Certification
25 74 (14.34%) HP
26 71 (13.76%) Firewall
27 69 (13.37%) Finance

Citrix
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Citrix also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Citrix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 147 (28.49%) MS Exchange
2 75 (14.53%) IIS
3 58 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (8.53%) SharePoint
5 32 (6.20%) Lync
6 28 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 27 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 23 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (1.16%) Site Server
10 5 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.78%) TPMS
11 4 (0.78%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.58%) Apache
13 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.19%) Documentum
13 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 135 (26.16%) MS Excel
2 30 (5.81%) MS Office
3 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.39%) SketchUp
4 2 (0.39%) Revit
4 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) SAP Business One
1 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.39%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.07%) Office 365
2 8 (1.55%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) PaaS
3 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (25.00%) SAN
2 77 (14.92%) WAN
3 71 (13.76%) Firewall
4 69 (13.37%) LAN
5 41 (7.95%) NAS
6 39 (7.56%) DNS
6 39 (7.56%) NetScaler
7 30 (5.81%) DHCP
8 27 (5.23%) VPN
9 26 (5.04%) iSCSI
10 25 (4.84%) TCP/IP
10 25 (4.84%) VoIP
11 22 (4.26%) VLAN
12 12 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (1.74%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (1.74%) Unified Communications
14 8 (1.55%) Network Security
15 7 (1.36%) Internet
15 7 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
16 6 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.78%) MySQL
7 2 (0.39%) MS Access
7 2 (0.39%) OLAP
8 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.19%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.16%) MSI
2 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.39%) InstallShield
General
1 69 (13.37%) Finance
2 22 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 20 (3.88%) Retail
4 11 (2.13%) Marketing
5 8 (1.55%) Legal
6 6 (1.16%) Greek Language
6 6 (1.16%) Polish Language
7 3 (0.58%) Law
7 3 (0.58%) Banking
8 2 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 88 (17.05%) Analyst
2 81 (15.70%) Support Engineer
3 64 (12.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 49 (9.50%) Consultant
5 46 (8.91%) 3rd Line Support
6 38 (7.36%) Support Analyst
7 33 (6.40%) 2nd Line Support
8 32 (6.20%) Citrix Engineer
9 26 (5.04%) Infrastructure Manager
10 24 (4.65%) Server Support
11 22 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 22 (4.26%) Server Engineer
12 20 (3.88%) Citrix Consultant
12 20 (3.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 19 (3.68%) Technical Consultant
13 19 (3.68%) Service Analyst
13 19 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
13 19 (3.68%) Technical Analyst
13 19 (3.68%) Server Support Engineer
13 19 (3.68%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.94%) Application Packaging
2 6 (1.16%) .NET
3 4 (0.78%) HTML
4 2 (0.39%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.39%) XML
4 2 (0.39%) CSS
5 1 (0.19%) Web Services
5 1 (0.19%) COM
5 1 (0.19%) EDI
5 1 (0.19%) Middleware
5 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (3.68%) Blackberry
2 18 (3.49%) FlexPod
3 16 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.33%) iPhone
6 11 (2.13%) Thin Client
6 11 (2.13%) Fat Client
7 10 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.94%) User Experience
8 8 (1.55%) CLARiiON
8 8 (1.55%) Replication
9 7 (1.36%) EqualLogic
10 6 (1.16%) Clustering
11 5 (0.97%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.97%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.78%) FMCG
12 4 (0.78%) CMDB
13 3 (0.58%) NHS
13 3 (0.58%) GIS
14 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 368 (71.32%) Windows
2 174 (33.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 125 (24.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 84 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (15.50%) Windows 7
6 46 (8.91%) Linux
7 32 (6.20%) UNIX
7 32 (6.20%) Windows XP
8 26 (5.04%) Windows 2000
9 21 (4.07%) AIX
10 20 (3.88%) Windows 8
11 19 (3.68%) VMS
12 15 (2.91%) Solaris
13 11 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.97%) Android
16 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.39%) Debian
16 2 (0.39%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (28.88%) ITIL
2 42 (8.14%) Change Management
3 40 (7.75%) Project Management
4 37 (7.17%) Service Delivery
4 37 (7.17%) Migration
5 28 (5.43%) Problem Management
6 25 (4.84%) Incident Management
6 25 (4.84%) Service Management
7 24 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
8 21 (4.07%) Change Control
8 21 (4.07%) Line Management
9 20 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (3.68%) Test Scripting
11 18 (3.49%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (3.10%) Information Security
13 15 (2.91%) Mentoring
14 12 (2.33%) PRINCE2
15 10 (1.94%) Asset Management
15 10 (1.94%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (1.94%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 108 (20.93%) SQL
2 33 (6.40%) PowerShell
3 20 (3.88%) VBScript
4 17 (3.29%) C
5 16 (3.10%) C#
6 13 (2.52%) C++
7 9 (1.74%) VB
8 6 (1.16%) Perl
9 4 (0.78%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.78%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 148 (28.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 123 (23.84%) Citrix Certification
3 98 (18.99%) MCSE
4 96 (18.60%) CCA
5 84 (16.28%) MCITP
6 75 (14.53%) Cisco Certification
7 68 (13.18%) CCNA
8 54 (10.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 49 (9.50%) Degree
10 45 (8.72%) MCTS
11 37 (7.17%) MCSA
12 33 (6.40%) MCP
13 32 (6.20%) Security Cleared
14 25 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
15 24 (4.65%) SC Cleared
16 18 (3.49%) CCNP
17 11 (2.13%) VCAP
18 10 (1.94%) NCIE
19 9 (1.74%) CCEA
19 9 (1.74%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.56%) SLA
2 30 (5.81%) QA
3 7 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.39%) GMP
5 2 (0.39%) GLP
6 1 (0.19%) GxP
6 1 (0.19%) BS7799
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 248 (48.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 197 (38.18%) Active Directory
3 169 (32.75%) Hyper-V
4 165 (31.98%) XenApp
5 127 (24.61%) XenDesktop
6 63 (12.21%) vSphere
7 40 (7.75%) XenServer
8 36 (6.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 28 (5.43%) Terminal Services
10 25 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
11 24 (4.65%) VMware ESX
12 13 (2.52%) MetaFrame
13 8 (1.55%) Xen
14 7 (1.36%) vCloud
15 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (1.16%) VMware Server
15 6 (1.16%) NFS
16 5 (0.97%) Terminal Server
16 5 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
17 3 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 41 (7.95%) SCCM
2 26 (5.04%) SCOM
3 17 (3.29%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.36%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.97%) Netcool
5 5 (0.97%) Nagios
5 5 (0.97%) WSUS
5 5 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.58%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.39%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.19%) DameWare
8 1 (0.19%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.19%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 387 (75.00%) VMware
2 272 (52.71%) Microsoft
3 142 (27.52%) Cisco
4 80 (15.50%) NetApp
5 74 (14.34%) HP
6 37 (7.17%) AppSense
7 35 (6.78%) Dell
8 33 (6.40%) EMC
9 31 (6.01%) Symantec
10 30 (5.81%) Oracle
11 20 (3.88%) IBM
12 17 (3.29%) Fujitsu
13 16 (3.10%) Sophos
14 15 (2.91%) McAfee
14 15 (2.91%) Veeam
15 12 (2.33%) Red Hat
16 11 (2.13%) SAP
16 11 (2.13%) Apple
16 11 (2.13%) SolarWinds
17 9 (1.74%) Juniper
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The People Experts
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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The People Experts
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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